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World Curry

Pacific Beach
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1433 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3015
+1 858-270-4455
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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San Diego, California
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This simple, inconspicuous restaurant provides a tour of the world of curries. And they do a very good job with dishes from a lot of different cultures. Good quality food, friendly staff, quick service, reasonable prices. Check it out. And, if you dare, try the phall curry made with ghost chilis.

Thank Cary L
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

The Vindaloo was good and spicy, the Mussman sweet and tangy. Both were good. The only meat choice seems to be chicken, though. No shrimp or lamb.

Thank Mike C
Chicago, IL
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were staying in the Pacific Beach area, and about 5 days into our stay discovered World Curry. That was it. Since then we ate dinner from there every night. We tried different dishes each night and every single dish was superb. I have only one griped - one the rice is always sticky rice. I wish basmati rice were... More 

1 Thank dkrchicago
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

We went here as it was close and had good reviews. We were disappointed. No shrimp available but we weren't told when we ordered take out so we came back the required 15 mins later only to find out then and have to order something else. Rice was lukewarm. Curries were lukewarm, tandoori kebab was cold but the tikka masala... More 

Thank Chimpy28
Coronado, California
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2015

Several different kinds are available. Servings are heavy on the rice, easy on the curry, but it's a very fair meal for the price. I've been a couple of times and would happily go again. Not a fancy place, but a good meal.

Thank roena o
San Diego, California
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343 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

This place is a great dining choice in Pacific Beach. They offer a variety of curries - vegan, gluten free, & vegetarian options available. They'll adjust the spice level to your liking.

Thank TheAnvil
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We had great service and enjoyed the food very much. Portions were good size and the wait staff extremely helpful. But MAN! Did we have to ward off the flies!

1 Thank Kimham1
Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

The food at World Curry was nothing short of fantastic. May wife and I took our 8-year-old granddaughter to San Diego for a quick summer getaway and saw this restaurant while driving around town. We like it so much we returned the next day for another meal. I highly recommend the Tikka Masala and the Golden.

Thank Kevin H
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

It's not a big place, but the people from there are friendly with a very good attention. The menu is not very expensive and you can find curry dishes from different countries, like Thailand, India, Japan, etc. Nice restaurant to go for a casual dinner with friends, family or couple. There are vegan and gluten free options.

Thank Margarita B
San Diego, California
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224 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

I'm a big fan of curry, though I don't have highbrow discerning tastes for it, but I know what I like, and I like this place. The hot option for curry isn't as hot as you'd expect considering that Mexican spice is what most people in this area compare 'hot' to. It adds flavor to the curry as opposed to... More 

Thank Dan F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $12
Indian, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1433 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-4455

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?